History® Channel is back with its hit survival show Alone. This time Alone takes you to Labrador, Canada where polar bears hunt and the weather conditions are miserable. Season 9 of Alone premiered on May 26 with 10 new contestants who’re competing to win $500,000 as they try their best to survive in one of Earth’s harshest locations. One of those contestants is Juan Pablo Quinonez, an outdoor professional.
Juan Pablo Quinonez Bio – Early Life, Age & Birthday
Juan Pablo Quinonez was born in the year 1991/92 in Mexico. He lives in Canada at the edge of the boreal forest.
Growing up, Juan loved going into the forest to trap rattlesnakes, scorpions and lizards. His life has been full of adventure and wilderness. He has backpacked the entire Pacific Crest Trail (2650 miles) in 99 days, paddled over 1500 miles during numerous whitewater and flatwater trips
(including the Hayes River to Hudson Bay), and spent 100 days foraging in solitude during the boreal winter, supported only by small rations.
Juan graduated with a B.A. in Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership.
- Age – 30
- Birth Date – 1991/92
- Birth Place – Mexico
- Birth Sign – Unknown
- Hometown – Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada and Guadalajara, Mexico.
Juan Pablo Quinonez Profession
Juan Pablo Quiñonez is a survival specialist, outdoor professional, and wilderness first responder with 10+ years of experience in outdoor recreation and survival. Previously, he has worked as a Camp Counselor at Camp Chief Hector YMCA, Student Technician and Resource Tutor, Field School Assistant and Logistics Coordinator at Mount Royal University, and Lead Wilderness Counsellor at Tim Hortons Foundation Camps.
Juan is passionate about living off the land. He loves to push himself to his maximum potential and test his own limits. He focuses on learning from the land, developing a survival mindset, and on skills/stuff that actually works in real survival.
If Juan wins Alone, he’ll use the prize money to buy land and begin a homestead community where he can start a family.
- Profession – Outdoor Professional
Juan Pablo Quinonez Family – Parents & Siblings
Juan is quite secretive when it comes to his family. He hasn’t disclosed anything about his parents and other family members. He isn’t active on social media as well, which makes it even harder to extract some information about his personal life.
It’s unknown whether Juan is the only child of his parents or he has siblings.
- Father’s Name – Unknown
- Mother’s Name – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
Juan Pablo Quinonez Married – Wife & Kids
Juan is apparently unmarried. However, he is already committed to someone special. He is in a relationship with a lady named Jennifer Ford.
Juan met his girlfriend in Calgary while studying ecotourism. In 2016, he lived for six months in the wild with his partner, Jennifer, foraging to compliment their semi-starvation rations.
As Juan has been dating his partner, Jennifer, for several years now, he could be engaged or even married to Jennifer.
- Married – Unknown
- Wife – Unknown
- Dating – Yes
- Girlfriend – Jennifer Ford
Juan Pablo Quinonez Social Media Presence
Juan isn’t much active on social media. However, he has an Instagram page with the handle @jp.quinonez. To date, he has only made 9 posts on his Instagram page. You can also connect to him through his website, jpquinonez.com, where you can read his blogs, books, and more.